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I’m looking for literature on neo-grotesque typefaces like Helvetica, Univers etc. … I’m very interested in profound knowledge on development and history. Any recommendations?
Thanks in advance!
I am looking for the neo-grotesque saying "Jane Jacobs" in this picture:
In contrast to similar fonts the upper-case "J" has no bar and its tails das not point upwards.
Thanks in advance.
As I may have mentioned elsewhere, I stumbled into type design by semi-accident and have been trying to teach myself the basics ever since. Workplace Sans is the font that got me into the whole mess. :)
Sample PDF (1.1 MB): http://www.altsan.org/creative/fonts/workplace/Type-Workplace.pdf
This warrants a rather lengthy explanation, so here goes...
I feel like I've seen this face, but I can't remember what it is. Note the tails on the lowercase "l."